Acceleration Lab

UNTHSC offers two (2) Acceleration Lab Technology Commercialization Programs.  These commercialization initiatives provides a wide range of support services for emerging companies working to bring new technologies to market. The UNT Health Science Center Acceleration Lab, and the UNT Health Science Center partnership with TECH Fort Worth, is supported in part by grant funding from the State of Texas.

The Acceleration Lab services and benefits are available to companies and entrepreneurs enrolled in the UNT Health Science Center’s Program and the TECH Fort Worth Acceleration Lab at the UNT Health Science Center Program, which is complementary to, but separate from, other programs and initiatives offered by TECH Fort Worth. To learn more about TECH Fort Worth, click here.
These programs provide a valuable set of advisory, administrative, and facility services, including:

LABORATORY & OFFICE SPACE

Clients have the opportunity to access dedicated laboratory facilities with low-cost, flexible options for use. Two (2) core laboratories, equipped with general biomedical laboratory equipment, are available as a shared resource for short-term experiments. Office workstations and conference rooms are also available for daily client use.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The co-located Research Development & Commercialization office provides Program clients with administrative support, library consultations, and access to business equipment such as a copier, fax machine, scanner, and printers. On-site Internet access is available via WiFi connectivity.

DIVISION OF RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

Via connections with staff in the UNT Health Science Center’s Office of Sponsored Programs, Department of Lab Animal Medicine, and Office of Research Compliance, program clients have the opportunity to seek expert answers about grant proposals and awards, assistance in the development of pre-clinical studies, and support for conducting human trial evaluations.

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FACULTY CONNECTIONS

The UNT Health Science Center’s faculty includes a number of researchers who are recognized as leaders in their field. With state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge research programs, the UNT Health Science Center has obtained global recognition. These Acceleration Lab Technology Commercialization Programs can help make synergistic connections with faculty members who can best accelerate various aspects of the client’s R&D programs.

SUMMARY OF PROGRAM BENEFITS

Monthly Access to:
Program
Program + Lab Lease
Common labs
5 days
daily
Shared “visitor” office
*
*
Conference rooms
*
*
Guest WiFi
*
*
Copy/Fax/Scan/Print/Shred Mail & shipping address
*
*
Limited administrative support
*
*
Limited office consumables
*
*
UNTHSC Library benefits
*
*
Discounted UNTHSC IRB fees
50%; waiver eligible as reasonable
50%; waiver eligible as reasonable
Center for Research Management
*
*
Parking garage permits (2)
n/a
*
Quarterly Terms; paid up-front
Quarterly Terms; paid up-front

 

More information

To learn more about programs and initiatives offered by the University of North Texas Health Science Center, contact Robert McClain or call (817) 735-0582.

To learn more about programs and initiatives offered by TECH Fort Worth, contact Hayden Blackburn at hayden@techfortworth.org or (817) 984-9841.

This page was last modified on November 2, 2018